Aftershocks keep hitting quake-stung Mexico town

Massive Earthquake Rocks Mexico as the Country Prepares for Hurricane Katia on Gulf Coast

The quake was also felt further north in Mexico City, where the National Football League has staged two regular season games, including one a year ago, and where the Patriots are set to take on the Raiders in November. At least 60 people were reported dead.

A massive quake off southern Mexico on Thursday night that killed at least 90 people damaged tens of thousands of homes and afflicted upwards of two million people in the poorer south, state officials said, as more details of the disaster emerged.

Shockwaves were felt in Mexico City, with buildings losing power and people running into the darkened streets in their nightwear shortly before midnight local time.

About 50 million people across 12 states were affected by the disaster.

Around 15 people were left dead in the neighboring state of Chiapas, according to local authorities, while another four fatalities have also been confirmed in the state of Tabasco to the north. 37 more people were killed in the town of Juchitan.

That's where 37 of the 65 people killed by the quake lived. "The vehicle was wobbling", said Cristian Rodriguez, a 28-year-old Uber driver in Mexico City.

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Piles of rubble lay strewn around damaged streets, where the shock was still visible in the faces of residents. "It was horrifying, it fell down".

It was slightly stronger than the 1985 quake, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. Its epicenter was 102 miles (165 kilometers) west of Tapachula in Chiapas, with a depth of 43.3 miles (69.7 kilometers), the USGS said.

The 8.1-magnitude quake, which reached from Guatemala City to Mexico City, registered on the southern coast of the country. Katia made landfall Friday night as a hurricane.

A major quake struck Mexico and Guatemala Thursday night, and it could be the biggest in Mexico in more than a century, according to the Associated Press.

Mexico sits atop five tectonic plates, making it prone to earthquakes, and has two long coastlines that are frequently battered by hurricanes. Even the iconic Angel of Independence Monument swayed as the quake's waves rolled through the city's soft soil.

He advised people to check their homes and offices for damage and gas leaks.

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